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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 44' South, Longitude: 125° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.50 meters/second, 1629.0 km/hour, 1012.2 miles/hour or 879.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.87 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.87 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.7"1012.14 miwest0° 00' 51.4"0.98 minorth1012.17 mi
24 hours0° 00' 45.7"0.86 miwest0° 20' 40.4"23.69 minorth23.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 06' North, Longitude: 73° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.00 meters/second, 1587.6 km/hour, 986.5 miles/hour or 857.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.5"986.41 miwest0° 09' 24.3"10.78 minorth986.20 mi
24 hours11° 15' 35.2"764.36 mieast3° 27' 22.0"237.60 minorth795.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 12:34 PM1457 km905 miles787 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Thu 3:34 PM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteThu 10:34 AM2666 km1656 miles1439 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 10:34 AM3787 km2353 miles2045 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 10:34 AM3897 km2421 miles2104 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsThu 2:34 PM4144 km2575 miles2237 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityThu 2:34 PM4566 km2837 miles2466 nmNortheast NE
AlofiThu 9:34 AM4823 km2997 miles2604 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaThu 2:34 PM4877 km3031 miles2634 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 2:34 PM4936 km3067 miles2665 nmNortheast NE
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